UBC Okanagan Library Recordings

  • Author:
    Lunn, Janet Louise Swoboda
    Summary:

    Amos the sheep is old and cold and tired of giving up all his wool. But despite his noisy objections, Aunt Hattie shears Amos once again and knits his wool into a brightly colored sweater for Uncle Henry.

    Poor Amos decides that...

  • Author:
    Levert, Mireille
    Summary:

    Fish soup is not exactly appetizing to young Victor, so he sets out to spice things up by diving into his bowl. Pelted by peas and carrots, he struggles toward an island of overgrown celery stalks, where he battles a ferocious pepper...

  • Author:
    Jam, Teddy
    Summary:

    Doctor Kiss is quite prepared to say yes when she finds a letter asking her to come to the aid of a young knight who has been injured in battle. She waits until after her usual goodnight kisses and hugs from her parents, and then she...

  • Author:
    Heidbreder, Robert
    Summary:

    The dinosaur bones in Drumheller, Alberta, rest by daylight, and come out and dance when the moon rises.

  • Author:
    Harrison, David L
    Summary:

    It all began with the egg. If the egg hadn't been so hard, Ethel wouldn't have needed to stretch her legs. And if Ethel hadn't left the nest to stretch her legs, Cawly, that old crow, wouldn't have snatched the egg. And if Cawly hadn't...

  • Author:
    Wishinsky, Frieda
    Summary:

    Maggie is so excited to show her friends the picture of her soon-to-be-adopted sister. She can't wait to show the new baby off. Everyone will love her! But when Maggie brings a picture of the baby to show-and-tell, she doesn't get the...

  • Author:
    Spalding, Andrea
    Summary:

    When Ian's parents separate, he moves with his mother to the city, a thousand miles away from the prairie wheat farm he calls home. With no friends and a bleak moonscape of a backyard to play in, Ian has only an old shoe box of objects...

  • Author:
    Baldacchino, Christine
    Summary:

    A young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears an orange dress at school.

  • Author:
    Allenby, Victoria
    Summary:

    Nat has a talent for sleeping all day long. Name any place in the house and Nat can sleep in, on, under, or sprawled over it. In fact, Nat is so devoted to slumber that the imaginative antics of a crazy kitten don’t seem to bother him...

  • Author:
    Casanova, Mary
    Summary:

    A girl and her dog set out in their canoe one morning, only to be insistently joined by a series of animals, large and small.

  • Author:
    Pawagi, Manjusha
    Summary:

    Priva begs and begs for a piano. But when her parents grant her wish, she discovers that she can't make the wonderful sounds she hears in her head! A resourceful girl, she comes up with an ingenious solution that creates havoc at the...

  • Author:
    Gay, Marie-Louise
    Summary:

    It's a rainy day, boring as can be, until Victor and Joey decide to make their own fun. Soon chairs turn into castles, bumblebees turn into tigers, and whales and starfish frolic in a watery kingdom.

  • Author:
    Beaty, Andrea
    Summary:

    Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her Great, Great Aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie sets...

  • Author:
    Bailey, Linda
    Summary:

    Stanley's people go out a lot. Stanley is a good dog, but one night, while they're away, the temptation becomes too great and he sneaks up onto the couch. What a wonderful experience! Soon he's also blasting the music, dancing around...

  • Author:
    Bar-el, Dan.
    Summary:

    An opinionated, love-starved princess. Her status-conscious parents. Two muscular, but rude, hunks. Their kind, thoughtful brother. Three not-so-perfect peaches. An impossible challenge. And a whole lot of rabbits!

    Told from the...

  • Author:
    Silsbe, Brenda
    Summary:

    Nobody has seen the bears, but everybody knows where they live-- that their house is a mess, they eat bagfuls of chips, jump on the furniture, decorate with sawdust, and sing songs that make them cry. They growl if anyone gets too close...

  • Author:
    Trottier, Maxine
    Summary:

    Too poor to buy a real kite, Eddie flies an imaginary one that catches the attention of Old Chan, the wealthy patron of the kite festival.

  • Author:
    Olsen, Sylvia
    Summary:

    Joey is a happy Nuu-chah-nulth boy, eager to help and quick to see the bright side of things. But when he loses his beloved grandmother, the sun goes out in his world. Fortunately, she has left something of herself behind--a song, which...

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